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Finance Executive

We are looking for a Finance Executive to take charge of the financial procedures of our lab by administering accounting operations to meet legal and project requirements.

This position is based in Beirut with potential internal travel.

Relevant Experience
& Mindset

Once you're here you will

  • Develop financial tools, processes, and procedures. 

  • Keep accurate records for all daily transactions.

  • Process audits, invoices, and budget preparations. 

  • Prepare balance sheets.

  • Assist with budget preparation and proposals budgeting. 

  • Record accounts payable and accounts receivable.

  • Update internal systems with financial data.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.

  • Reconcile bank statements.

  • Participate in financial audits.

  • Track bank deposits and payments.

  • Assist with budget preparation.

  • Review and implement financial policies.

  • Monitor day-to-day team members’ needs and paperwork.

  • Support with different projects finances in collaboration with the directors, project managers, and coordinators in different projects once needed.

  • Available for other related duties when requested.

  • Coordinate on a weekly basis with the project manager on different projects finances.

  • Coordinate closely with the logistics and procurement team. 

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports in coordination with the directors, project manager, coordinators, and other team members.

  • Proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role.

  • Previous experience in the NGO scope of work.

  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures.

  • Experience using financial software.

  • Advanced MS Excel skills.

  • Knowledge of financial regulations.

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.

  • Sharp time management skills.

  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.

  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics / or related field.

  • Professional qualification as a CFA/CPA or a relevant qualification is considered a plus.

Personal Attributes

  • Assured to have an excellent level of communication skills.

  • Confidence to handle more than one task.

  • Keen to maintain a positive work atmosphere.

  • Shares Ryzomes core values (Organization, Participatory, Democracy, and Solidarity), mission, and vision.

  • Confident to handle emergency situations and work under pressure.

Share Your Experience

Kindly include your answer when you send us your resume to work@ryzomes.org
 

Please pick a challenge/problem in Lebanon and what ideas/projects would you suggest tackling this challenge (500 words).
 

Extra points for being: Creative, dynamic, an initiator, and a strong believer in social change.